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by xp101 / January 5, 2005 12:38 PM PST


I used spybot to scan my computer and found DSO EXPLOIT (something in registry) and spybot "fixed", but apprently not. Everytime, I scan my system, "DSO EXPLOIT" always appeared. Is it a virus? Any one encounter this before? How to remove it?


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Try this
by roddy32 / January 5, 2005 12:45 PM PST
In reply to: DSO EXPLOIT

That is a bug in Spybot. There has been a beta fix released for it. Just download it on top of your current version. It will change your version to 1.3.1TX After you download it, run Spybot S&D, let it fix the exploit, then reboot and run it again. It should be gone, if not, just put it into ignore until Spybot comes out with a permanent fix for it which should be soon. I'm not sure if the rebooting is totally necessary but it seems to work better that way.

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Roddy32 is correct
by lablover / January 5, 2005 10:42 PM PST
In reply to: Try this

I had this same problem. The solution Roddy32 suggests does work, and the DSO problem will "go away".

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RE:DSO Exploit and others
by xp101 / January 6, 2005 8:09 AM PST
In reply to: DSO EXPLOIT


It now removed DSO Exploit. Thank you for your help.

I still run a problem that I am unable to delete the links from my IE Favorites. There are several folders and linksin appeared inIE Favorites when I clicked it (I have no clue how my nephew got into it). If I use organize favorites and try to delete them, and they are hidden.

Initially, I thought by removing DSO Exploit and the links and folders should be appeared. Apparenetly they are not. Virus?

Appreciate anyone advice here. Thank you all.


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Your original post just
by roddy32 / January 6, 2005 9:00 AM PST
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